‘adventure and scenic walks with exciting climb on top Nepal highest trekking peaks’
“An overwhelming experience with an adventure on top Nepal highest trekking peaks
Fabulous scenery from the summit of Chulu East Peak within beautiful Manang valley
A great adventure with cultural exploration around interesting traditional mountain villages
Grand views on daily walks towards picturesque valley of northern Annapurna Himalaya
Climb of great courage and skill on top striking looking Chulu East Peak with grand scenery
Walking into lovely alpine forest of tall rhododendron-magnolia-pines and fir tree lines
From warm sub-tropic to cool alpine zone and ending at arctic zone of ice and glaciers”
Chulu East Peak Climb Profile:
Trip Mode: Hotel- Lodge with camping for few nights from Pisang village onward.
Trekking grade: Moderate & Adventurous
Climbing grade: PD + (‘Per Difficule’ French / Swiss Alpine Climbing Classification)
Activities: Cultural and scenic trek with adventurous climb and exciting flight.
Trek & Climb duration: 16 Nights & 17 Days (with drive and flight to Pokhara).
Total Trip: 21 Nights & 22 Days (Kathmandu-Kathmandu).
Best Season: March to June and September to December months when days are clear during
early autumn / falls.
Chulu East Peak Climb leads you on top above 6,584m | 21,601ft, the highest trekking peaks of Nepal Himalaya as listed on NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association), truly a great classic adventure on famous and popular Annapurna Circuit trekking route.
The area which is world famous and popular regarded as Top Ten Adventure destination due to its magnificent location with tremendous views of high snow capped mountains and dramatic landscapes.
As the walk leads you from warm sub-tropical temperature to alpine cooler areas covered with lovely woodland of rhododendron-oaks-pines and fir tree lines and towards arctic cold zone at Chulu East Peak with high beautiful Manang valley.
Chulu East Peak Climb an adventure of great combination within Nepal Wild West Himalaya with scenic walks and exploring local colorful culture of immense interest around its traditional villages with Buddhist religion.
Our great adventure to Chulu East Peak Climb starts with exciting overland ride to reach at Lamjung areas past Besisar town and village within low warmer region, and then walk follows great Marsyangdi River upstream right up to its glacial source in Manang.
Walk leads past charming villages encountering religious monuments of prayer wheels and stone inscribed walls around Jagat-Dharapani-Chame and then at Pisang village.
As walk progress heading higher colder areas where tree lines drops for smaller alpine bush and shrubs on leaving the main Annapurna Circuit trail to reach our main target at Chulu East Peak base camp within complete wilderness in the harmony of pristine surrounding of high mountains.
Chulu East Climb the grade as PD + which means ‘Per Difficule’ from French / Swiss Alpine Climbing Classification, a straight forward climb where some technical skill and effort required on climb to its summit, and then a long climb on moraine-rocks and ice to reach on top Nepal’s highest trekking peaks.
The climb is well planned and undertaken, understanding the nature of the peaks with technical sections where much acclimatization and preparation required as per our standard itinerary days.
After a great effort reaching on top Chulu East Peak facing marvelous views and then heading safely back on the main Annapurna circuit trail to reach and climb over Thorang-La pass after walking past nice Manang village.
From the high Thorang-la pass descend leads at Kaligandaki River valley within Lower Mustang region to reach Jomsom with time at holy Muktinath Temple areas.
At Jomsom headquarter town of Mustang district, where our adventurous trekking concludes taking a short sweeping and scenic flight to beautiful Pokhara and with last overnight around Annapurna Himalaya by serene Phewa Lake.
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: In Kathmandu optional tour and preparation for Chulu East Peak Climb.
Day 03: Drive to Syange 1,140m via Besisar – 06 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Dharapani 1,920m – 05 hours.
Day 05: Trek to Chame 2,670 m – 06 hours.
Day 06: Trek to Pisang village 3,300 m – 05 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Julu 3,900m past Ngawal village 3657m – 06 hrs.
Day 08: At Julu village for acclimatization.
Day 09: Trek to Chulu East Peak base camp 3,910m – 04 hrs.
Day 10: Trek and climb to Chulu East Peak high / advance camp 4,955m – 03 hrs.
Day 11: Climb Chulu East Peak summit 6,584m | 21,601ft. & back to base camp.
Day 12: Reserve and Spare day in case of bad weather.
Day 13: Trek on route Manang village – 05 hrs.
Day 14: Trek to Manang village 3,540 m – 04 hrs.
Day 15: Trek to Yak Kharka 4,210m – 04 hrs.
Day 16: Trek to Thorang- La High Camp or Phedi 4,450m – 04 hrs.
Day 17: Cross Thorang La 5,416m | 17,769ft and trek to Muktinath 3,800 m-06 hrs.
Day 18: Trek to Jomsom 2,715 – 04 hrs.
Day 19: Fly to Pokhara 860 m afternoon free for individual activities.
Day 20: From Pokhara drive to Kathmandu 1,345 m – 06hrs.
Day 21: In Kathmandu free day for individual activities.
Day 22: International departure homeward bound.